George Seurat’s “A Sunday on La Grande Jatte—1884” (completed in 1886) is an icon of 19th C painting and a centerpiece in the Art Institute of Chicago‘s collection. I’ve always loved the Impressionist painters of that time (who doesn’t?), but frankly, the Post-Impressionist images of M. Seurat left me cold. Although he uses the same subjects as his contemporaries—middle-class French, […]

via Sunday in the park with George.. — art by skip johnston

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